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Water, Water Everywhere! Innovation Through Alternative Cooling, Liquid Leverage Dell Technologies innovations through liquid cooling. As high performance computing applications create higher density inside equipment, managing the energy and heat that is generated requires new and creative solutions to minimize the cost of running your datacenter. The industry has created a number of options from rear-door heat exchangers to direct liquid cooling in the system to full immersion cooling. Learn about your options and how to pave the way to your future datacenter with cooling alternatives.
Baremetal Kubernetes on Dell EMC PowerEdge: Zero-to-Hero With Kubernetes dominating the demand for infrastructure in the datacenter, standing up this infrastructure is an important capability for many IT departments. We'll go through a live cluster build on Dell EMC PowerEdge servers starting at the OS and proceeding through pushing some example Web, Data Analytics, and AI/ML workloads. The components we'll use will be all open-source, but we'll touch on alternative Dell Technology solutions that can help when you go to put this into production (NSX-T, Octant, VRealize 8, Dell Storage CSIs).
How Dell EMC Uses Artificial Intelligence to Give Our Sales Team an Edge Learn how Dell EMC uses AI and Deep Learning to bring new and dynamic platforms to our sales team. What does it takes to build a system for implementation, beyond Science? See how the A3 platform generates Account insight using Deep Learning, highlighting the transparently between Dell and our Customers, to determine which PowerEdge servers would best meet their unique workload requirements.
High Performance Computing in an Ever Changing Environment High Performance Computing (HPC) is within reach for more applications than ever before. See how HPC and AI can solve the most complex problems, accelerate time to results while protecting your organization in your transformation journey. Discover which solution will impact the success of your organization.
Are We There Yet? Reducing Risk for Workload Migrations: Live! While there are many ways to migrate workloads, the key question for business stakeholders is “are we there yet?” But their concern is not just whether the workload has migrated, but also is it ready to return to ongoing service operations. To assure this, you need dependent applications and infrastructure to migrate together. In this session, we’ll show how Dell Technologies Services makes this happen, including a live demo of our purpose-built migration toolset, DTM Assist.
Digital Risk in IoT The Internet of Things (IoT) is a core component of Digital Transformation, delivering strong business and operational benefits. But as with all Digital Transformation, IoT innovation comes with unique risks, to both IT security and OT business resiliency, along with process automation and third-party risk. This session discusses ways to assess, manage, and mitigate Digital Risks arising from IoT.
How Dell Does IT: Leveraging a Multi-Cloud Architecture Built on Dell Technologies Cloud Solutions to Drive Digital Transformation An in depth look at Dell IT’s ongoing journey to build a multi-cloud environment leveraging Dell hardware and VMware and Dell software to provide consistent infrastructure and operations from the private cloud to the public cloud to the edge.
How Dell Does IT: Providing a Consistent Developer Experience with the Pivotal Platform Being a modern, software-led organization means that we’re able to quickly build and run applications on any cloud. To achieve this, we needed a cutting-edge platform to provide consistent developer, infrastructure and operations from edge to core to cloud. Discover how Dell IT's Platform services utilizes Dell Technologies Cloud and Pivotal Platform (Cloud Foundry & Container Services) to support cloud native application and platform adoption.
PowerOne: Autonomous Infrastructure Overview, Updates & Future Directions As businesses look to simplify their datacenters operations, Dell EMC PowerOne Autonomous Infrastructure takes best in class components like PowerEdge, PowerMax, and PowerSwitch and adds intelligent automation to deliver and maintain a dynamic VMware data center. Join us for an overview of the system, a demo of the declarative GUI and a look at what the future has in store for datacenter automation.
PowerOne: Leveraging the API to Deliver Autonomous Operations in the Datacenter There is a lot of talk about infrastructure as code, declarative infrastructure and intent based networking. In this session we will clearly define these terms and show how PowerOne gives users the ability to dynamically provision a complete datacenter infrastructure with an intuitive system level API. Join us for an interactive demo of the PowerOne automation engine, how you can use it, and find out how easy it can be to automate an entire datacenter architecture.
PowerOne Technical Update: Storage, Server, Networking and Cloud Enhancements Your business innovates quickly and your infrastructure should too. Join us as we look at the latest updates to the PowerOne system which will allow you to continue to integrate into Dell Technologies Cloud, take advantage of new storage capabilities and incorporate more flexible server options - continuing to expand the use cases for Autonomous Infrastructure. Buckle in and get ready for a fast paced, autonomous ride.
VxBlock 1000: What’s New, CloudIQ, and Future Directions The VxBlock converged infrastructure system helps you simplify and automate mission critical data center deployments. See the latest hardware and software enhancements to Dell EMC storage/data protection, Cisco network/compute, and VMware integration, and see a deep-dive demo of new cloud-based multi-system monitoring and lifecycle management with CloudIQ. Don't miss this important update full of information for existing and future VxBlock customers.
VxBlock 1000 Automation and VMware Integration: Enhanced Cloud Management Update and Demonstration This session will focus on the integration of VxBlock with the latest VMware vRealize Operations and Orchestrator products allowing for simplified management and control of VxBlock within a larger VMware landscape. In this session we will highlight how these capabilities integrate with the VxBlock Central converged management software, and how to get started!
VxRail & Dell EMC SmartFabric: On-Demand, Automated Network Switch Management for the VMware HCI and private cloud With Dell EMC SmartFabric networking integration, VxRail expands the software-defined virtual infrastructure to include automatic configuration and management of the network switch. This session will provide a deep explanation of the integration of Dell EMC’s VxRail hyperconverged infrastructure with the Dell EMC OS10 enterprise switch family, and how the Dell EMC SmartFabric feature eliminates time-consuming and error-prone manual switch administration from IT administrators.
VxRail Performance Best Practices In this session we present an update of VxRail performance capabilities based on vSAN, and discuss how to leverage the different VxRail models to satisfy workloads and use cases. We provide cluster design considerations, emphasizing the benefits of new features and components (4-Socket, PMEM, Large cap drives) and guidance for the actual sizing of your configuration.
VxRail HCI System Software Unlocks Full Stack LCM and Infrastructure Machine Learning If keeping your IT environment constantly in a known, good, operational, and fully supported state - even during automated upgrades of the fully integrated stack - is of interest to you, you will want to join this session as we unpack the innovation built into the VxRail HCI System Software designed to enhance native VMware capabilities, reduce risk, and accelerate time to productivity. The session will also include a demo of VxRail Analytical Consulting Engine (ACE) that provides infrastructure machine learning capabilities for all your global VxRail clusters.
Straight from the horse’s mouth: Why pay more for VxRail Don’t take our word for it – come hear directly from a VxRail customer. Learn about the impact on their IT environment before and after their deployments, understand the technical and business value that they have realized from using VxRail, take home key learnings, insights and best practices, and feel free to ask them anything else that comes to mind. Ideal for attendees who may be considering VxRail, those about to deploy VxRail, or existing customers interested to hear about other VxRail use cases.
Accelerating Innovation with Dell Technologies Cloud Dell Technologies Cloud has delivered a consistent hybrid cloud experience that in just one short year has driven excitement and helped organizations accelerate their innovation. Join Deepak Patil, Cloud SVP, as he reviews the current Dell Technologies Cloud offerings and shares news for what is on the horizon. You will also hear from our customer on how Dell Tech Cloud helped them to accelerate their multi-cloud journey.
Dell Technologies Cloud Platform (VCF on VxRail): Overview & What's New for 2020 This session focuses on the progress made during the last 12 months with VMware Cloud Foundation on VxRail, the Dell Technologies Cloud Platform. Come learn about VxRail, the only jointly engineered HCI system with deep VMware Cloud Foundation integration, and how that integration allows IT to adopt a consistent operating model across the hybrid cloud.
Dell Technologies Cloud Platform (VMware Cloud Foundation on VxRail): A Technical Deep Dive Learn about how Dell Technologies Cloud Platform (VCF on VxRail), the only HCI system fully integrated with VMware Cloud Foundation SDDC Manager, delivers unique integrations to offer a seamless, automated upgrade experience that dramatically simplifies the operation of an on-prem Private Cloud with extensibility to public cloud. Simplify operations with automation, support, and serviceability integrations only available with VCF on VxRail, the Dell Technologies Cloud Platform that provides a direct and accelerated path to hybrid cloud.
VMware Cloud on Dell EMC Technical Deep Dive: Explained By Product Experts VMware Cloud on Dell EMC, Dell Technologies Cloud’s first Data Center-as-a-Service offering, helps bring compute resources to wherever your data resides, without the responsibility of managing the physical or virtual infrastructure stack. But how do you architect, secure, and manage a complete software stack that is delivered from the cloud, and how does it work with VxRail? Join this technical deep dive session to answer those questions and more.
Why Every Organization Needs an Edge in the Data Era Data gravity is shifting from cloud to edge. In fact, Gartner predicts 75% of enterprise data will be created and processed at the edge by 2025. Join us to learn about our Edge and IoT vision/strategy, how we're optimizing edge-to-cloud solutions and how we’re helping customers solve pain points in vertical use cases for impactful business outcomes and ROI.
See What’s Possible Right Now With Computer Vision Solutions for Edge and IoT Imaging sensors can do more than provide high-resolution images. In this session, we’ll discuss how to transform imaging data into business value across a range of real-world examples, including physical security, retail loss prevention and manufacturing processes. You’ll learn about our integrated, flexible platform, validation scope and vision systems. You’ll also gain insights on how to leverage data analytics and machine/deep learning to extract maximum value from your data.
Honeywell: Digital Transformation starts at the Edge (2) Honeywell is transforming into an industrial software company. Learn from their experience about how edge computing, IoT, and embedded capabilities from Dell Technologies have been making Honeywell's factories smarter and helping them to bring new powerful analytics solutions to market. This technical session will focus on capabilities leveraged to date, and where Honeywell plans to go next.
Democratizing AI for All Organizations The challenges of AI are real, and numerous obstacles make it hard for organizations to implement a successful AI strategy. Organizations are searching for ways to make AI simpler, but not everybody has access to an army of Data Scientists to figure it out. We’ll examine some of the factors that make Data Science difficult, discuss how successful organizations are tackling AI/ML, and talk about how our Ready Solutions can help make AI easier to consume, with or without a Data Scientist!
Are You Getting the Whole Story? What Telemetry and AI Can Do to Drive Your IT Transformation Big data and advancements in artificial intelligence (AI) are now able to provide IT unprecedented insight into their environments from the core to edge to cloud. Hear from Dell Technologies experts in data science and support technology to break down the latest trends and how you can realistically apply network analytics today.
Data Management & Protection in a Multi-Cloud World Data is the heart of the digitally transformed enterprise, not only helping the business, but becoming the business. In order to innovate and scale, enterprises embrace applications being developed and executed in various environments—on premises traditional, cloud native, containers, public cloud, service providers, SaaS and at the Edge. With this data and application sprawl comes complexity. In order to safely unlock their data’s full potential, enterprises need to manage and protect that data wherever it is born, and as it flows across boundaries, from edge to data center to multiple clouds. AI-assisted automation is expected to enable management and protection of data in this new environment, at global scale, with consistent processes, tools, policies and automation. In this session we will share Dell EMC technological vision of data management and protection for the next decade, as influenced by technology mega-trends. Know what to expect to plan for the years to come.
Unlocking IT’s True Potential – Moving From a Cost Center to a Business Enabler with Boomi What is the fully-burdened cost for an employee to walk through the door and be productive? IT often takes the blame for poor employee productivity, and becomes stuck in the constant cycle of “keeping the lights on” or “putting out fires” – never moving beyond that to become a business enabler. IT struggles with numerous processes that touch multiple individuals across a myriad of teams attempting to integrate different legacy and modern applications/systems. Those processes involve manual steps, consume more time than desired, and introduce a fair amount of error – all of which zap productivity and detract from innovation. This session will discuss how Boomi can streamline those processes, integrate heritage and cloud-native applications, and eliminate many of the manual steps by creating end-to-end workflows, seamless application integration, as well as ensuring data quality and governance throughout the entire process – all helping unlock your IT organization’s true potential.
Empower the Future of Modern Applications with VMware Recently, IT organizations have seen an increasing need to support modern applications. Modern apps are often complex combinations of many different technologies – traditional in-house apps, databases, modern apps in containers, and potentially even modern apps in functions. In this session, we will dive into VMware’s Kubernetes portfolio that helps enterprises transform the way they build, run and manage modern applications. We will talk about: Project Pacific- our effort to embed Kubernetes in vSphere to give operators a platform to manage applications and to give developers self-service access to resources, latest and greatest on VMware Tanzu portfolio to support containerized workloads and much more.
OEM | Embedded & Edge Design Summit Join us at the OEM | Embedded & Edge Design Summit at Dell Technologies World 2020 and learn how to unlock the full potential of your solutions. Network with experts, Dell Technologies leadership and your peers. Gain knowledge that can help you leverage the latest technology and expertise to accomplish your vision. If you can dream it, together, we can design, support and deliver your custom solutions.
Dell Technologies Unified Workspace: Take This Job and Love it! You got the job—and the computer! What if you could be productive on day one with a fully configured device delivered to your door? Modern deployment with Dell Technologies makes “ready-to-work” devices a reality and frees up IT from time-consuming, manual processes. It’s time to love your job again.
Moving from Content to Context: Designing the Most Intelligent PCs for Our Future Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning are making it easier to design technology that can be one step ahead of the user. And as software continues to evolve how we use our hardware, hardware must evolve to accommodate innovation. Foldable technology, gaming devices that have business applications, and other future-forward ways of computing are part of the world to come. Learn how Dell is utilizing - or planning to utilize - innovation across all lines of business.
Join the Circular Economy: Learn How to Expand Your Contribution to e-Waste Reduction Ready to help us change the electronics economy from linear to circular? For every product purchased, we’ve committed to reuse or recycle one. We'll share the ways Dell is strategically shaping our services to achieve these goals - from sustainability programs to product/service development. Learn how you can make a real contribution to the future of your organization and our planet.
Dell Technologies Unified Workspace: What Lies Beneath – Do You Know? Cyber-attacks are now happening below the OS, where traditional security solutions don’t hunt. In this session, learn how Dell is charting new territory with solutions designed to give you visibility so you can stop hidden attacks… and know what lies beneath.
Dell Technologies Unified Workspace: Don’t Gamble with Your Business - Protect It! Modern threat management requires a proactive approach, speed and a whole lot of insight. With intelligence from VMware Carbon Black and Secureworks, you gain the necessary insights into the enemy before they have a chance to make their move.
Dell Technologies Unified Workspace: Workspace ONE Lets You Work to Infinity and Beyond In a modern digital workspace, users need the ability to access any app with SSO, get actionable notifications from IT and stay connected with people across the organization. Come see how Workspace ONE and Dell Technologies empower your employees with engaging experiences from day one and beyond.
Join the Virtualized World! How do you enable your workforce to work anytime, anywhere on any device? Learn about considerations for a virtual desktop infrastructure and how Dell Technologies can help deliver high performance virtual workforce experiences, while improving security and reducing TCO.
eSports: The Industry is More Than a Game As the eSports industry continues to grow exponentially, the technology behind each tournament continues to be every bit as critical and dynamic. Join us for a discussion with Mike Seavers, Head of Technology at Riot Games, for a behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to deliver the best gaming and watching experience possible.
Customer Solution Centers - Multi-Cloud Whiteboard Living in a multicloud world requires understanding the forces that are pushing on our workloads and requiring them to have to run in multiple locations (3 sets of laws). We also need to understand the types of locations where we need to run these workloads (Edge, Core, Cloud). Finally, we will understand the service abstractions (IaaS, CaaS, PaaS, FaaS) and how the DTCP solutions can deliver on all of them simultaneously (VMs alongside containers, PaaS on the same IaaS).
Fellows Unleashed - A View into the Crystal Ball from Dell Technologies Leading Minds Join Dell Technologies' top technology leaders for a far ranging panel discussion of top of mind topics. Bring an open mind and some intellectual curiosity to learn more about emerging technologies, nascent use cases, potential disruptions, and new opportunities across the breath of the IT landscape. (Edge, IoT, Apps, Data Center, Cloud, Mobile, AR/VR, AI/ML, Storage, Security, Interconnect, Compute, 5G, Blockchain, and Media) An open microphone for audience engagement.
Technology Innovation: The Emerging Technologies That Will Supercharge The IT Industry In world of constant technology change, a multitude of new technologies are arriving on the scene together. These technological trends will empower IT like never before. Over the next three years, advances hardware system, cloud, data science and artificial intelligence will provide enterprises with the tools to realize transformative benefits greater than ever before. Learn what technologies Dell Technologies has identified as the most critical to our customers success in the next three year and to which will be a key innovation focus for Dell Technologies research and development in the coming years.
5G/Edge - 2020 Market Update and Emerging Trends While Telecom operators have started rolling out the first wave of 5G network and services; market adoption by consumers and enterprise/verticals will not become mainstream until 2021-2023 in the US market gated by market build-out and device penetration. 2020 will be a significant transition year for the industry as operators migrate towards a disaggregated, distributed network computing architecture for 5G/Edge and enterprise/verticals. This session will discuss the industry 5G/Edge technology focus areas, market drivers and use cases for Telecom Operators and enterprise/vertical segments and the Dell Technologies 5G/Edge solution roadmap.
Kubernetes: The Struggles of Deployment and Management The tales of our adventure in automating the deployment and lifecycle management of Kubernetes. We will cover topics from sifting through a vast amount of automation tools, to provisioning all the ‘other’ components that Kubernetes requires of the infrastructure like network, heterogenous compute and storage (both local and software defined). How we looked to HCI platforms to help with our deployment and found them helpful, but also lacking some of the automation that would streamline the whole process, will be covered. At the end, even with all the issues we encountered, a foundational piece of a modern software ecosystem can be deployed and managed in a highly automated way.
10 Expert Tips to Boost IT Services Health and Outcomes with Real-Time Actionable Intelligence Discover 10 powerful ways IT stakeholders can use real-time analytics, connectivity and data visualizations to proactively manage services health and risks across enterprise systems, becoming instantly more productive. Experts demonstrate our online customer dashboard for critical KPIs backed by detailed asset data and robust self-service capabilities for incident management, onsite maintenance, code levels, advisories, contracts and more.
Dell IT's AI Accelerator Platform: Democratizing AI for the Enterprise Understanding that data is our greatest asset and most important resource, a small team in Dell IT set out to democratize AI to more efficiently serve the business. Hear first-hand how Dell IT’s AI Center of Excellence and AI Platform has paved the way for data scientists across its global business, to scale AI models and accelerate value by leveraging its own technology to reduce complexity—enabling Dell Technologies to realize the full potential of AI for its Enterprise at a lower cost and faster time to market.
Dell EMC SD-WAN – The Tipping Point for Edge Revolution Has Arrived In this emerging technology session, Greg Walton, partner business manager at VMware, will describe why he chose VMware SD-WAN™ by VeloCloud® before deciding to go to work for VeloCloud, now part of VMware. He will outline why it’s the perfect time to transform branch and remote office connectivity and discuss how the balance of network power is shifting from carrier to user. In the session, you will learn about the special sauce behind VMware’s award-winning VMware SD-WAN and how Dell EMC appliances and support offer a compelling solution to help customers transform their WAN architectures. Don’t miss this fast-paced, exciting session from someone who has walked in your shoes—and make sure you aren’t too late to the WAN revolution.
Need to Drive Out Cost From Aging Infrastructure and Your Application Portfolio? Like many healthcare systems, Baptist Health had a large set of legacy applications and infrastructure due to M&A and upgrades. While many applications were no longer being used to run the business, compliance requirements prevented disposal of the data. Keeping the original application in place to provide access to legacy data was costly. Learn how Baptist Health drove out costs using application archiving and retirement services while also leveraging converged infrastructure and updated storage.
Modern Analytics Platform: Use it to Speed Your Data Value Cycle AI is the key differentiator driving growth and profit across industries, yet few companies generate value from their AI investments. World-class data-driven organizations leverage advanced analytics capabilities: Data as a Service, Analytics Platform as a Service, and Analytics-enabled Application Frameworks. What does your organization need in order to optimize these capabilities and speed your data value cycle? Join us to learn how to derive value from the analytics cycle, understand the services designed for each capability, and hear examples of how Dell Consulting Services can help you achieve success.
Dell Technologies: Using Edge and IoT to Build Digital Futures for Cities and Citizens For thousands of years, cities have been our ultimate points of connection and possibility. By 2050, cities will be home to 7.5B people. To manage this growth, cities must become digital organizations – ecosystems of interconnectivity – powered by data, running in a multi-cloud world. Join a customer panel of city leaders from aorss the globe to hear how they are working with Dell Technologies to drive their digital futures by adopting Edge and IoT technologies like computer vision to protect citizens, sensors to improve traffic flow, and smart grids to reduce impact on the environment.
DevOps or DevOps Not. There is no Try. DevOps, shift left, self-service model…if you develop software, this is the new Agile. How to bring the developer into the software lifecycle with the hope of delivering new features and bug fixes faster. We will discuss lessons learned from our journey and the binary nature of the decision. DevOps is a mindset - you either do it or not.
Harnessing the Power of AI & Machine Learning to Transform Vulnerability Management Vulnerability management programs have gaps. Vulnerability scans are often scheduled infrequently, causing scanners tomiss critical assets. These challenges limit visibility and increase risk.This technique utilizes a machine learning model to predict vulnerabilities on assets with outdated scans. This approach reduces risk by giving companies a more accurate view of the true current state – enabling better prioritization and remediation.
Why Every Organization Needs an Edge Data gravity is shifting from cloud to edge. In fact, Gartner predicts 75% of enterprise data will be created and processed at the edge by 2025. Join us to learn about our Edge and IoT vision/strategy, how we’re optimizing edge-to-cloud solutions and how we’re helping customers solve pain points in vertical use cases for impactful business outcomes and ROI. While we will also share a set of edge use cases which have horizontal applicability (i.e. predictive and conditional maintenance, asset management, etc.), the verticals we will drill down on most specifically will be Retail and Manufacturing.
The Art and Science of Successful IoT Solution Architecture More and more our customers are buying based on the value and business impact of the solution rather than on the value of the product. IoT solutions are a key way of unlocking business value as they provide tangible results derived from real world data. Building on real world IoT implementations with VMware customers, learn practical methods for designing and architecting IoT solution stacks, so you can initiate meaningful outcomes-based conversations with your accounts. We will go beyond simple use definitions and dive into how IoT architectures are solving unique challenges and bringing new sources of data to drive business insights.
Proving the Art of the Possible with Natural Language Processing Natural Language processing (NLP) enables automated systems to interact with people more naturally than ever before. And forward-looking businesses are seizing the day, incorporating NLP into a wide range of their processes for both customer-facing activities and internal operations. In this session, Dell Technologies' data scientists share two groundbreaking projects now underway in the HPC and AI Innovation lab - one on language-to-language translation and the other on text-to-voice translation.
Boomi Makes Blockchain ‘Real’ Most people assume it's an all-or-nothing endeavor to adopt technologies like Blockchain. It doesn't have to be. In this session, you'll learn how customers are using Boomi mobile app development in a real use case that bridges traditional systems like Salesforce and Oracle and emerging technologies like blockchain and AI.
Where Cloud Native Meets AI As businesses of all sizes strive to become more mature on their digital journey, they are consistently seeking to design, build and run new applications according to the state-of-the-art cloud native principles, while selecting and prioritizing which existing applications should be re-factored to abide to them. Simultaneously, Artificial Intelligence (AI) workloads are rapidly migrating from pilots to production, assuming an ever more mission critical role, and becoming ever more interwoven into businesses’ digital strategy. And yet, not all AI workloads are being designed, built and run in a cloud native manner, introducing technical debt into foundational elements of the digital fabric being constructed today.
Kubernetes - Why, What & How for IT Executives This IT Executive level session will explain how Kubernetes can provide real value to your business even if you don't develop software, such as; improved scalability and availability for applications and digital services, multi-cloud portability for flexibility and choice and improved IT cost optimization. During this session we will level-set on what Kubernetes is, identify the key use cases that are driving adoption, review enterprise adoption considerations and share how Dell Technologies can partner with your business for success in this multi-cloud, container orchestration era.
Cloud Platform Thinking - The Catalyst for Digital Business Cloud is the catalyst for the sought-after Digital Innovation Platform. Cloud is a moving target that makes it hard to transform the enterprise. Cloud adoption depends on building a “Cloud Platform” strategy. The “Platform-Thinking” accelerates the execution by building a platform that may span on-premise & different cloud service providers. Such approach ensures a consistent user experience on/off-premise. Platform-Thinking requires an “Adaptive & Lean Strategy” to embrace uncertainty and embrace changes. Enterprise needs to change “How to Build”, “How to Operate” and “How to Consume” IT services across all cloud providers (on/off-premises). In this session, we will explore a typical enterprise Cloud journey covering people, process, culture, and technology. Join us to explore how to build the right foundation in modular & extensible fashion, evolve to a modern cloud operating model, understand typical pitfalls, manage through guiding principles & a continuous transformation framework
Cloud Economics - Total Cost Of Consumption & Unit Cost Multi-Cloud journey for the enterprise starts with establishing a clear business case for workload placement; on-premise vs. off-premises. The business case requires a techno-commercial mindset where architecture has a financial domain as a key component. In the Cloud era, a Total Cost of Consumption (TCC) is the new TCO. Enterprise has to establish a granular cost approach for a unit of vCPU, vMEM, and vStorage in order to build an accurate representation of their consumed IT services. Join us to understand the key components of cloud economics and how to build “Unit Cost” for your business case.
Customer Centricity Through Omnichannel Banking: How RBC Transformed its Customer Experience Powered by Dell Technologies Cloud Today’s customers expect seamless customer journeys – anytime, any place – that are easy to use, and without friction. Dell Technologies, VMware, Pivotal and Backbase helped RBC modernize and orchestrate customer touchpoints, transforming multiple siloed banking channels and legacy applications into a consistent brand experience that's easy to use and always available. This is the story of how a team rose to the challenge of the RBC EVP of technology and innovation to replace a failing private cloud, repair the relationship with the line of business and power a transformation in client experience. The inside story of the trials, challenges, teamwork, and eventual success will be shared along with the practical lessons learned from both the client's perspective as well as ours.
Dell EMC ECS: Modern Storage for Modern Application Development A constant challenge facing organizations is ensuring developers have the right toolset to create and deliver the next-generation of business applications. And self-service, API-addressable storage is a critical requirement of any development team building S3-based, cloud-native apps. This session will detail how ECS is the ideal storage investment for developing those future-proof, modern applications, enabling you to deliver better app experiences for your constituents.
Persistent Storage for the Containerized World Learn how containers are changing the virtualization landscape and what it means for the data storage landscape. In this session we will showcase the long strides the containers ecosystem has made in just a few years, along with how to provide a persistent storage layer for your containers. We will demo Dell EMC Storage integrations for the container ecosystem and review best practices.
Cloud Storage for the Data Decade We’ve entered the Data Decade. Data is growing at a rapid pace, being processed in new ways, and becoming more distributed across data centers and clouds. Sophisticated cloud strategies take a data first approach, ensuring the right data is accessible, secure, performant, and manageable across environments. Come to this session to hear the Dell EMC Storage Cloud CTO discuss how Dell Technologies is innovating across the storage portfolio to make the cloud work for your organization, enabling key use cases such as disaster recovery, analytics, life sciences, media and entertainment and more.
Dell EMC PowerMax: New Features & Capabilities for NVMe-oF, SCM Persistent Storage, AI/ML and Mainframe for PowerMax Learn all about PowerMax - the world's fastest storage array. PowerMax builds on the proven enterprise features of VMAX, while also delivering unprecedented levels of performance and scale via NVMe-oF, SCM persistent storage and automated data placement that maximizes performance through a built-in machine learning engine. Also learn about the latest software and data services enhancements available for the platform.
Dell EMC PowerMax: Modern Replication, the latest enhancements to SnapVX and SRDF Learn about the latest advancements in the most advanced local and remote replication technologies, SnapVX and SRDF. This session will cover a variety of ways customers are using SnapVX and SRDF, including high frequency snapshots, scheduling tools including Appsync, and operating active-active datacenters.
Dell EMC PowerMax: Inside PowerMax Inline Compression & Deduplication to Maximizing Storage Efficiency & Performance Not all data reduction is created equal - learn how PowerMax inline compression and dedupe is designed to minimize storage footprint while maximizing performance. We’ll discuss the benefits of the PowerMax-unique approach to data reduction - including the Adaptive Compression Engine (ACE), Activity-Based Compression, and more. This session will also discuss how to enable data reduction for existing workloads on your system along with benchmark considerations.
Dell EMC PowerMax: New Features in Unisphere and CloudIQ Learn how the latest features in Unisphere for PowerMax can help you plan, provision, and monitor your applications, ensuring they are meeting performance requirements and enabling a simplified approach to troubleshooting. We will also discuss how to monitor your applications from anywhere with PowerMax and VMAX Integration into CloudIQ.
Dell EMC PowerMax Performance: What's New with PowerMax, NVMe-oF, SCM Persistent Storage, and Replication Performance Learn how the latest performance enhancements including NVMe-oF, SCM persistent storage and new features (such as dedupe, compression, large capacity NVMe drives and much more) can affect PowerMax deployment choices. In this session, we will explore the performance aspects of these enhancements, including aspects of SnapVX and SRDF, and simple "rules of thumb" to get the most out of your PowerMax NVMe SCM array.
Dell EMC PowerMax: What's New With PowerMax Cloud Integration and Mobility Come learn about how PowerMax integrates with public and private clouds and fits into the larger Dell Technology Cloud vision. PowerMax cloud enabled features will provide customers key business benefits, such as the ability to save cost, enable data protection and make application data available in the cloud for secondary processing.
Dell EMC PowerMax: Automate Your PowerMax & VMAX Operations Using Tools Like REST API, vRO, Ansible and Containers Automation is key to many enterprise customers, this session will take an in-depth look at how modern APIs can be used to Automate Enterprise storage, this session will focus on PowerMax and how its REST API can be leveraged to automate day to day administrative tasks on PoweMax.  Examples of automation using vRO and Ansible Playbooks with Kubernetes containers will be shown for provisioning, snapshots and control remote replication of enterprise applications.
Dell EMC PowerMax & VMware: Optimize Your VMware Environment with PowerMax and Virtual Volumes PowerMax and VMware combine to enable the best of a modern datacenter using the latest technology and automation. This session will cover a number of upcoming PowerMax enhancements in the VMware space including Virtual Volumes (vVols), VMware SRM, and NVMe over Fabrics (FC-NVMe).
Dell EMC PowerVault: Are you getting all you can out of your PowerVault ME4 Storage Investment? PowerVault ME4 storage is one of the clear leaders in the entry-storage market – but are you getting all you can out of it for your business? The versatility of Dell EMC’s PowerVault ME4 storage is such that it is flexible enough to run different types of applications for a variety of business needs – affordably. Winning CRN’s 2019 Technology Innovator Award recognizes PowerVault for demonstrating its ability to empower businesses and solution providers with differentiated offerings and capabilities to support a variety of applications and use cases. HPC Parallel File Systems, Surveillance, Backup/Recovery, Virtualization, VDI, MySQL and others are all workloads that PowerVault successfully addresses across over 12,000 systems worldwide in just the first 12 months. In this session, we’ll address a number of topics that will help you better understand if you are getting all you can out of your PowerVault array. We’ll explore configuration optimization for your applications, when to run Virtual or Linear mode, how to use ME4 features to their maximum potential, whether to use as an RBOD (or RAIDED array) or as a server attach JBOD and much more. Attend the session to learn the answers to these questions or pose your own to the Dell EMC PowerVault experts.
Dell EMC Unity XT: Performance Best Practices Join Dell EMC Performance Engineering to understand how best practices can be applied to maximize the performance of your Dell EMC Unity XT systems. From connectivity to storage provisioning, you’ll learn how to utilize the available options to your benefit, enabling you to maximize your investment.
VxFlex OS 3.5 Deep Dive: Native Replication for Software-defined Storage VxFlex OS is software-defined storage for the enterprise and powers the VxFlex family of products. VxFlex OS evolves in version 3.5 to include native asynchronous replication. This session provides a demonstration and deep dive into VxFlex OS replication, configuration options, and network implications. It also covers SDS replication use cases and related features.
Adopt DevOps through Storage Automation We are in the midst of a transition toward higher levels of IT reliability, enabling easy storage management and reduced time-to-market for software delivery. Learn storage automation and view demos on Ansible playbooks and vRO composite workflows to automate the CI/CD pipeline so you can do more with less.
Dell EMC Data Storage Essentials: Connectrix & PowerPath - FC-NVMe best practices & how to achieve a Slow Drain and Congestion free Fibre Channel SAN A new Fibre Channel SAN technology, “Fabric Notifications” promises to finally eliminate slow drain devices and congestion within your SAN. We’ll provide a demo, describe how it works, and explain how Connectrix works with PowerPath, PowerMax and CloudIQ to provide a congestion free SAN. We’ll also review the Connectrix and PowerPath roadmap and best practices that will allow you to get the most from FC and FC-NVMe.
Dell EMC VPLEX: New Features & Capabilities Learn about new VPLEX feature enhancements, including a GUI demo, that improve data center operation and resiliency See how Dell EMC customers use VPLEX to deliver the highest availability for business-critical applications. We'll also discuss VPLEX best practices for balancing performance across multiple storage tiers and enabling faster storage technology refresh.
For Today and Tomorrow: Smart Computer Vision Solutions for Edge and IoT Sensors can do more than provide high-resolution images. In this session, hear from a customer and learn how to transform imaging data into business value across a range of real-world examples, including physical security, retail loss prevention and manufacturing processes. You’ll learn about our integrated, flexible platform, validation scope and vision systems. You will also gain insights on how to leverage data analytics and machine/deep learning to extract maximum value from your data.
Dell EMC Unity XT: Performance Analysis & Troubleshooting This session explores the options available to validate the performance health of your Dell EMC Unity system. Using examples, we’ll show how to isolate workloads for analysis, monitor system performance, and dissect performance data with different tools and methods. Putting all of this in perspective of best practices.
Dell EMC Unity XT: NAS & File Capabilities Unstructured data and files are growing at a fast rate and Dell EMC Unity was designed to handle both traditional and transactional NAS. This session will discuss advanced file features/functions (inline data reduction, segregation of NAS resources for multi-tenancy, etc.) and customer use cases for these capabilities.
Dell EMC Unity XT: Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity What are you trying to protect against? In this session we will discuss a wealth of options native in the Dell EMC Unity OE, including encryption, snapshots, copy management, and replication. Features that create mission critical resiliency and result in a modern IT infrastructure whose benefits range from reduced RTO/RPO to lower development and testing costs. This session will delve deep into each of these so that you can decide which combination best fits your needs.
Dell EMC XtremIO X2 Ecosystem: CSI, SRM, and vRO Learn about XtremIO's integrations: From providing persistance storage to containres via CSI for Kubernetes to VMware integrations such as VMware Site Recovery Manager and vRealize (vCenter) Orchestrator, all with demonstrations.
Dell EMC XtremIO X2: Native Replication Deep Dive and Demo: Metadata-Aware Async and Newly Introduced Sync Replication XtremIO X2 delivers unique metadata-aware and highly efficient replication data services, in an asynchronous and newly introduced synchronous manner. Hear directly from customers that are adopting these capabilities as they detail their deployment scenarios. Find out more about ecosystem integrations with XtremIO replication and the future of this data service.
Dell EMC XtremIO X2: Mixed Virtualized Workload Best Practices Learn what the new capabilities of XtremIO X2 mean for your virtualized environments. Examine various deployment models and discuss best practices for both VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V environments. We will also highlight XtremIO integration options for enhanced monitoring, orchestration and automation with VMware vRealize and Microsoft System Center management platforms, along with container use cases.
Dell EMC VxFlex: Overview & New Features The VxFlex family provides an unmatched combination of performance, resiliency and flexibility ideal for high performance databases.This session provides an overview of the VxFlex SDS architecture, new features and capabilities of the latest VxFlex OS 3.5 with enhanced data protection and asynchronous replication, networking updates, expanded automation capabilities and security enhancements.
Dell EMC VxFlex: Maximizing Performance The VxFlex family delivers millions of IOPS and consistent sub-millisecond response times for extreme performance and enterprise-level data availability. This session will discuss performance concepts, dive into potential bottlenecks, and provide best practices to create the optimal solution using engineered systems, nodes or appliances.
Dell EMC SC Series: Performance Analysis & Troubleshooting This session explores the options available to validate the performance health of your Dell EMC SC Series system. During this session, we will demonstrate how to isolate workloads for analysis. We’ll use the Dell EMC Storage Manager to monitor, troubleshoot, and dissect performance data. This session will also highlight useful tips, tricks and best practices.
Enabling Secure Customer Infrastructures Security is not just about technology and features, it is also dependent upon people, processes and the ecosystem. Dell Technologies is invested not only in ensuring that it offers differentiating technical security capabilities to its customers, but in taking a leading role in shaping and implementing the industry best practices around product security and supply chain assurance. Join this expert panel to learn more about the multi-discipline approach that Dell Technologies takes to product security. Topics will include Secure Development Lifecycle (SDL), Cyber Resilient Design, Security Training and Supply Chain Assurance.
Dell Technologies Cloud - A Multi-Cloud Operational Hub to Deliver Regulatory Asks, Compliance, Sovereignty, Resiliency and Automation Our customers are adopting a multi-cloud journey across their workloads as an integral part of their digital transformation. However, they are struggling with the operational burden of maintaining multiple cloud operating models in absence of a common operational hub across clouds for intelligent workload management and to meet ever increasing regulatory asks around resiliency, security, data privacy, compliance and sovereignty. The session will discuss the regulatory policies across the globe around these concerns, associated controls and Dell Technology Cloud automatic attestation to those controls to harden and optimize industry specific offering. We will demonstrate how the Dell Technology Cloud offering ensures the value of "simplifying while complying", aggregating vital cloud controls into a multi-cloud operational hub.
VxFlex Family – A Single Software-defined Platform for Enterprise Workloads (SAP HANA, Oracle, SQL) and Emerging Technologies Like Kubernetes, AI and ML Modernizing your datacenter to support business objectives is the next evolution of IT, but workloads come with varying infrastructure demands. Learn how the VxFlex family gives you the flexibility to grow and evolve your existing environment while handling the independent needs of each application (Oracle, SAP HANA, SQL, AI/ML, Kubernetes) and delivering enterprise-class performance and protection.
How Dell Does IT: Modern, Seamless and Secure Access for Employees with Unified Workspace Today’s modern, unified workforce must be connected, informed, engaged, and empowered with personalized experiences 24x7….and of course, it has to be secure. The audience is invited to learn how Dell IT is deploying its own Unified Workspace solution internally to give team members seamless access anytime, anywhere.
Best Practices When Implementing a Multi-Cloud Strategy Much of the current IT Strategy is based on the basic assumptions that workloads will seldom change, and never move. But IT Executives are challenged with mixing an on-premise IT Infrastructure with multiple clouds, which goes against those very assumptions. Multi-Cloud offers a lot of advantages but can get very complex without a good framework and implementation strategy based on the principles of the digital era. It needs to balance the demands of the developers while creating business and IT capabilities that are focused on solving business outcomes. In this session we will review some of the lessons learned by leveraging customer stories and examples and help you build a solid digital foundation for your enterprise.
SQL Server 2019 and Containerization: Considerations for a Changing World SQL Server 2019 Big Data Clusters introduce Kubernetes as whole new deployment platform. For those coming from prior versions of SQL Server on Windows, this can be a daunting challenge. This session will describe the primary considerations for architecting and deploying a foundational infrastructure for containerization and Big Data Clusters, including availability and protection strategies. Join us to learn more as you take the journey to SQL Server 2019.
Dell IT: IT Transformation as the Foundation for our Digital Future Dell’s IT organization is evolving to provide a people, process, and technology foundation to accelerate our digital journey. Our IT transformation is key to driving business innovation, improving customer experiences, boosting reliability and security. Learn how modern software development practices and our multi-cloud infrastructure are enabling us deliver new applications and powerful data analytics capabilities – preparing us for the next data decade.
DevOps in the Enterprise At both Dell EMC World 2017 and Dell Technologies World 2018, the "DevOps in the Enterprise" lecture was one of the highest rated in the Code and Modern Ops track; I was unable to give the talk last year due to personal conflicts, but would love to resume this year. In this session, we break down the fundamental values of the DevOps movement and relate them to the complex cultures of large enterprise organizations that have regulations and historical processes that appear to conflict with DevOps. We dive into examples across Culture, Automation, Lean, Measurement and Sharing and why DevOps is the answer to compliance and regulation, vs the antithesis of it. In the past 18 months both SAFe and SRE have taken a strong presence in large enterprise, we'll touch on these as well in an updated version of the talk.
How Incident Response Trends Can Help You Improve Cybersecurity Readiness Secureworks conducted more than 1,000 incident response engagements last year, and what they learned by analyzing the outcomes will sharpen your appreciation for the tipping point between containment and chaos in the heat of a cybersecurity attack. See attack data from 2019, including third-party, ransomware and espionage-related incidents; learn the top three mistakes organizations make in emergency response situations; and explore best practices for preparation, containment, eradication, remediation and recovery.
How A World-Class Security Operation Detects and Responds to Cyber Threats Running a world-class security program boils down to how quickly you can detect, respond to and remediate threats in an increasingly complex environment. To achieve the necessary speed and scale, security leaders are taking a new approach that leans on a combination of human and machine intelligence. Learn how advanced analytics tools, automation and real-world use cases can be applied in the right way to outpace your adversaries. You’ll see Red Cloak™ Threat Detection and Response software in action as both a do-it-yourself application and as part of a Managed Detection and Response solution.
Redefining Possible Artificial intelligence and machine learning, robots and automation, synthetic biology and designing life, 5G and instantaneous connectivity…how will these technological advancements have real world impact and enable scalable solutions to some of humanity’s biggest challenges? In a time that feels environmentally, socially, politically and economically uncertain, technology (and those who create it) will be a crucial driver of inclusive productivity, progress and prosperity for all. Let’s take a look at what's possible. Exclusive TEDSalon event.
The Transformative Power of Data Michael Dell and special guests. Data holds the power to transform what’s possible for business, for people – for the world. And as an IT leader, you play a critical role in making that a reality for your digital organization. Join Michael Dell and guests to explore how organizations are realizing the transformative power of data. Where AI, Cloud and Edge technologies coalesce for an IT strategy that sets data free to move seamlessly, securely, and responsibly – data at the right time, right place for new insights and breakthroughs.
Putting Data’s Transformative Power into Action John Roese and special guests. Being “digital” demands power and simplicity across your IT environment. In this session, we’ll showcase the latest technologies and services that bring the power of your data to life in ways that are easier, smarter and faster. We’ll hear from Dell Technologies CTO John Roese, customers and leading industry experts about how to rethink the ways you deliver new solutions and experiences in a data-driven world. And how to manage mission-critical and new AI workloads and apps everywhere they exist – at the edge, core and in your hybrid cloud.
When Impossible Becomes Real Allison Dew and special guests. Join Dell Technologies CMO Allison Dew and guests for a quirky and lighthearted peek into the future of technology. We’ll take a look at what’s possible when technologies once only imagined meet the data tsunami. The ideas, failures, pivots and concepts that drive innovation and ultimate success.
Filesystems in Userspace for Persistent Memory (FUSE-PM) FUSE-PM is a production ready Linux Virtual Filesystem (VFS) bridge to userspace which allows complete fully functional filesystems to live within userspace. FUSE-PM allows both application and filesystem developers to create userspace filesystems that take advantage of new persistent memory technologies. FUSE-PM provides a much better architecture for building high performance userspace filesystems compared to other existing Linux Virtual Filesystem bridge technology. FUSE-PM uses advanced memory mapping techniques to create seamless shared memory for both communication as well as zero-copy data transfers between the filesystem running in userspace and the applications accessing the filesystem. Learn how to use FUSE-PM to create new POSIX compliant userspace filesystems or port existing filesystems to userspace.
Security and Data Protection: It’s a Team Sport. Partnering Across the Software Supply Chain to Serve and Protect Customers​. As a global provider of world class IT support, deployment, and managed Services, the DT Services business partners with the security research community, software component providers, government, and industry associations to serve and protect our customers’ IT infrastructure and data. Hear from a panel of subject matter experts who work on the front lines to secure customers’ system state and telemetry data from prying eyes. It’s a team sport – know your part and know what your teammates are doing on your behalf every day.
Meet Varied Workload Demands with Dell Technologies Cloud Validated Designs As your organization develops and operates workloads with varied availability, cost, and performance requirements, having the right infrastructure is crucial. This session will cover how to deliver cloud capabilities to your workload portfolio and meet the performance and capacity needs of storage- and compute-intensive applications. You can now build your own hybrid cloud infrastructure with prescriptive building blocks using Dell EMC best-of-breed compute and storage that has been validated with VMware Cloud Foundation. Now you can meet the varied demands of workloads with independent scaling of compute and storage.
Simplify AI with 5 Fundamental Tasks Artificial intelligence is taking to world by storm - you're either exploring AI, implementing AI, or you wish you were - but the wide variety of technologies, architectures, models, and deployment options have given many AI-hopeful practitioners pause. We'll break down the complexities of AI into a few basic fundamental tasks to help you build out your use case, consider the key decisions you need to make and show you how to fast-track your implementation with validated architectures and Ready Solutions.
AI - to Accelerate or Not to Accelerate? That is the Question! Implementing and maintaining a successful artificial intelligence project requires a surprising amount of natural intelligence. One of the most costly technical decisions you will make is whether or not to use accelerators. We'll step through sample scenarios of running AI with and without accelerators, and will discuss HPC, GPUs, FPGA options, and the new IPU option (Graphcore). We'll consider training and inferencing demands separately in our discussion to help you make the right decision for your deployment.
''On-premises or Cloud?'' is Last Year's Question Private and public clouds and the traditional data center are fusing while the edge emerges as a powerful force that changes how we interact with the world around us. Intelligence is moving from the data center and clouds into a widely distributed technology layer that spans your entire enterprise. In this session, we'll talk through what this means to you and what questions you need to help you make the right IT choices - it's a lot more than just data center vs. cloud! From there, we will work through design scenarios to help you create, deliver, and protect your workload placement in this distributed, data-driven world.
Hybrid Cloud for Oracle Workloads: PowerOne and the Dell Technologies Cloud This session will show the lifecycle of an DB application all the way from on-premises to VMware Cloud on AWS. This includes provisioning, management, monitoring, troubleshooting, and cost transparency with VMware vRealize Suite. This session will also include best practices for running Oracle databases on PowerOne, including performance tuning. Business continuity requirements and procedures will be addressed in the context of PowerMax storage.
Artificial Intelligence – Bringing people, Technology and Data Together Artificial Intelligence begins by interpreting numbers. Everything we do in business revolves around numbers: revenue, costs, projections, and portfolio values. Data is capital, but only if organizations have the systems and teams needed to turn data into insight. Organizations acquire highly advanced systems to effectively manage data, which in turn, require advanced personnel. Learn how Dell Technologies brings people, technology and data together to help organizations succeed. Our panel of experts will discuss latest initiatives and lessons learned as we navigate new emerging technologies.
Mainframe Summit Please visit the DTW Mainframe Summit website for the full agenda.Three full days exclusively for mainframers! Sessions, conversations and demos are 100% dedicated to mainframe education, training and customer interaction with our mainframe Subject Matter experts (SMEs). Each day is dedicated to improving your understanding and awareness of the latest advancements in IBM Z, Dell EMC PowerMax & VMAX primary storage, Dell EMC Disk Library for mainframe (DLm) protection storage and Dell EMC GDDR automated failover software for DASD and tape.
How to Use Social Media Support to Drive CX Transformation Discover the power of social media to drive workforce and customer experience transformation. Natural language processing and advanced ML turn data into actionable insights and power our Early Warning System across domains.  Curated content increases customer interactions and CX, and results in faster resolution and lower cost. Customers, business partners and crowd-sourced technical experts collaborate to fuel this unified platform.
Dell on Dell: Cloud Native + Traditional Apps = Sales Transformation To assist customers in their transformation journeys, we need to connect the products we develop to outcomes they want to achieve, not merely the features and updates they wish to obtain. But this shift requires detailed understandings of varied workloads and environments. To conduct such complex conversations at scale, Dell Technologies envisioned an automated tool to capture customer details, generate resource recommendations and facilitate specialist introductions. Join us as we share the story of this data-driven account planning application, built on Pivotal Cloud Foundry and integrated with SFDC,  and how it’s increasing collaboration, productivity, and customer satisfaction while reducing costs and shortening sales cycles. We’ll share lessons learned from business outcome and app development perspectives and help you get started envisioning similar process transformation projects of your own.
Marketing IT to Enable a Culture of Digital Transformation Does your IT organization get low internal CSAT scores despite heroic efforts to keep everything working while strategically planning and transforming your digital future? Learn how Dell Digital is changing outdated perceptions of IT and creating real employee advocates. We’ll share proven marketing approaches and best practices that drive culture change to reach, engage, inspire and strengthen relationships with employees & business partners.
Extend your hybrid cloud model to Edge and Data Center with VMware Cloud on Dell VMware Cloud on Dell EMC, Dell Technologies Cloud’s first Data Center-as-a-Service offering, combines the simplicity and agility of the public cloud with the security and control of on-premises infrastructure, delivered as-a-service to data center and edge locations. Come and learn how this Dell Technologies offering operate your Data Center and Edge infrastructure end-to-end while your I&O organization focus on business innovation.
Making Hybrid Cloud Real with VMware Cloud Platforms Enterprises are increasingly adopting a hybrid cloud path that provides many advantages such as on-demand capacity, flexible consumption, and innovative services of the public cloud. According to IDC, 93% of the organization are committed to or interested in hybrid cloud strategies. This new de-facto architecture for IT is only possible through consistent infrastructure – compute, storage, and networking and consistent operations. Learn how VMware is advancing the market for hybrid cloud with powerful platforms such as VMware Cloud on AWS, VMware Cloud on Dell EMC and VMware Cloud on AWS Outposts. Understand how VMware Cloud platforms empower modern workloads with consistent infrastructure and operations and help customers reduce their infrastructure and operations costs.
VMware Cloud Foundation Deep Dive Join this technical deep dive into VMware Cloud Foundation, a next-generation private cloud infrastructure platform that enables customers to succeed in their data center modernization and hybrid cloud journey. You will hear firsthand about this solution, and view product demonstrations of its latest features and capabilities.
Delivering Hyper-Scale Virtual Desktop with VMware Horizon, Cloud Foundation on Dell EMC VxRail Desktop and application virtualization require a number of data center infrastructure layers all working together at Cloud speed and scale. VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF) with Dell EMC VxRail delivers the performance and scale advantages of hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) and makes it push-button simple to manage Horizon deployments over the entire lifecycle. Combining automated install and configuration of VMware Cloud Foundationwith lifecycle management capability to simplify Day 2 operations along with automated updates to the underlying software and hardware components, the integrated solution stack delivers unmatched value. This session will explore the building blocks of this co-engineered HCI solution, how to utilize the automated installation and configuration of Horizon 7, to better understand how VMware Cloud Foundation on VxRail to easily and quickly scale up to support thousands of desktops with significantly faster time to market and lower TCO.
SD-WAN: Common Use Cases and a Real World Case Study This session goes beyond the introduction to SD-WAN session to provide deeper insight on the specific use cases and capabilities SD-WAN provides. Find out how SD-WAN supports the enterprise shift to using cloud/SaaS applications, unified communications/collaboration, branch network simplification, and hybrid WANs. In addition to the potential use cases, a real world case study of how Dell Technologies benefited from adoption of VMware SD-WAN™ by VeloCloud® will be included, allowing attendees to hear about the actual benefits achieved through its deployment.
Dev & Ops Duke it Out! Hear the debate, live with Fiserv, a Fortune 100 provider of tech solutions to the financial world, as this customer Dev team and Ops team 'duke it out on stage' in a debate about how to lay the foundation for the future of the company.  You will hear how the Ops team will define parameters and standards which determine how kubernetes is handled among IT teams into the future.  These standards are critical to managing the scale from hundreds to thousands of containers in production.  'Discipline is freedom' as Jocko Willink would say, and this team is putting that adage to work. 
So You Want to Adopt Multicloud Kubernetes? Explore managed Kubernetes services (EKS/AKS & GKE) as well as VMware PKS for managing multicloud workloads. Kubnernetes is billed as the solution for cloud portability and operational consistency to adopt public cloud. Yet each of the cloud providers provides different capabilities and controls. In this talk Eli will share his experience using the cloud native managed Kubernetes solutions to develop and operate apps on K8s. We'll cover operational, functional and consistency differences as well Dell Tech's VMware PKS solution's to operate multi-cloud workloads.
Practical Guidance for Windows 10 Modern Management with VMware Workspace ONE This session addresses how Dell Technologies Unified Workspace accelerates your journey to modern PC management. We look at the top 5 hurdles we have seen for customers on this journey, and how Workspace ONE – a critical piece of Dell Technologies Unified Workspace – addresses each of these blockers to simplify your IT ops and empowers your Windows 10 users in the shortest possible time.
Helping the Helpers: Why Nonprofits Need IT Transformation—And How You Can Help Staying abreast of a constantly changing IT landscape is a challenge for even the most sophisticated businesses. Imagine how challenging it is for nonprofits, which are perennially strapped for resources and IT expertise. More so than just about any company in the world, Dell Technologies has the resources, the know-how and the drive to help these nonprofits modernize and increase the efficiency of their operations so they can help the people who need them. We’ll discuss how attendees can set up Pro Bono-style volunteering programs in their own company.
Losing Sleep on Culture Codes? A Dynamic Discussion on Emerging Trends And The Emerging Workforce We know the trends. We know the hype. But with a workforce encompassing 4 generations of perspectives, cultures, and work styles, have you heard their voices? Join an interactive panel discussion representative of our current 4 generational workforce on the transformational qualities and impacts of emerging technologies on their daily lives. Hear first-hand what matters, learn how Dell Technologies has broken the mold to create a people centric model within its 150,000+ employees, and ultimately learn how your business can walk-the-walk for the future of work too.
Envision a Smarter, Safer World with Safety, Security, and IoT Innovation More Edge and IoT devices are generating more data than ever before. Improved Video Surveillance Management leveraging AI. Computer Vision. Digital Evidence. With today’s pace of the safety and security landscape, gaining a true vision of security-related environmental and operational conditions will help companies and agencies protect the integrity of their assets - from edge to core to cloud. Join us for this interactive discussion on technologies and engineered solutions, purpose-built for safety and security use cases across all industries, based on hyperconverged and storage platforms. (w/Surveillance GM: Ken Mills)
Innovation at the Edge: Moving Utility Industry Digital Transformation Forward Smart meters, consumer choice, and prosumer energy production are creating an increasingly complex energy grid, disrupting traditional utilities markets, and creating new opportunities for utility businesses. As utility leaders look for new ways to optimize operations and management in the evolving energy market, many are using Edge and Internet of Things (IoT) technologies to turn enormous volumes of data into actionable intelligence. The Edge and IoT ecosystem, combined with a distributed analytics architecture, creates valuable insights that improve efficiency, reliability, safety, affordability, and customer satisfaction – and provide an opportunity to create new, unregulated services that deliver additional revenue streams and diversify utility business models. Join us for this interactive discussion with utilities organizations and partners to discuss best practices to connect cloud, security, and analytics to the utilities edge. (w/DT Energy GM: Larry Kaufman)
Retail IT: Reimagine Retail Today’s retailers continue to search for ways to improve the customer experience, optimize supply chain operations, reduce operational expenses and maximize team member productivity. Technologies such as IoT, Computer Vision, AI, and Robotics Process Automation can help them pave the way to accomplish these goals. Join us for this interactive discussion with retail customers and partners who will share best practices on how they are working to leverage these innovative technologies to drive their digital transformation journey. (w/ DT Retail GM: Trey McMillian)
Health IT Innovation: Care and Analytics at the Edge Today, with edge and IoT devices generating enormous quantities of data from physician-patient encounters and wearables, health leaders are identifying opportunities to derive actionable insights from the edge and IoT network and data, leveraging distributed analytics, edge computing, 5G, artificial intelligence (AI), and machine learning technologies. Investments are being prioritized for initiatives to streamline operational workflows for virtual care delivery, quantifiable care experiences, and ultimately, the ability to better manage and predict care outcomes. Join us for this interactive discussion with healthcare organizations who will share best practices on how to they are working to achieve a successful IT transformation. (w/ DT Healthcare GM: Dave DeAngelis;)
Digital Communities – Moving from Technology Experiments to Real Outcomes The digital communities strategy has evolved rapidly over the last few years. We have seen an evolution from vendor sponsored pilot projects to the implementation of technologies that achieve meaningful results and innovation in cities, counties, and state agencies. In this session, we will review how some leading communities have adopted technologies that generate real outcomes and measurable results.
Ask the Expert How to Automate your Server with OpenManage Redfish and RESTful APIs for Future-ready Data Centers Join us to discuss the industry-standard Redfish APIs and RESTful APIs, and automate your complex server infrastructural management tasks with ease and agility. Learn how APIs help you through your evolving business challenges by enhancing the performance, availability and security of your Data Center.
Supercharging DevOps, How to Overcome DevOps Hurdles By now you know DevOps works, you’ve probably already rolled it out and seen the benefits and also faced some pitfalls. So what’s the next step? How do you supercharge your DevOps process so that it works to provide you with a competitive advantage with customers? In this session, you will learn about tried and tested ways to fine tune the DevOps process so that the team always focuses on what’s most important, rapidly build solutions and establish a consistent feedback loop. We will discuss key techniques to get actionable insights from customers that you can immediately start using to supercharge your product discovery and DevOps process.
AI: Ask the Experts – What’s Really Happening in the Market with AI, and How to Move Your Project Forward Dell Technologies has some of the leading AI researchers and practitioners in the industry. In this session, we’ll have a panel of AI specialists to answer your questions about how to best move your project forward, based on what we’ve learned from the collective successes and failures in the industry.
Easing the Transition to App Virtualization in the Enterprise VDI as a concept has been around for decades, but managing the transition from physical to virtual machines is a complex IT and organizational transformation that can trip up even seasoned professionals. In this session, some of the leaders in VDI and app virtualization will share their best practices, while you engage and learn in a conversation that may help you rethink how to drive a more lean and agile workforce.
Applying a Subscription Model to Technology Infrastructure In today’s on demand economy, the sheer abundance of content, products and services available as a subscription has led to a surge of interest in pay-as-you-go, pay-per-use, and as-a-service models in the technology industry. As a result, business and IT leaders are looking more closely at these new consumption models as a way to free up capital and human resources for strategic initiatives. We recently announced Dell Technologies On Demand, the industry’s broadest end-to-end portfolio of consumption-based and as-a-service solutions for on-premises infrastructure. You can learn more about our offering and its advantages here at this event. In this session, we’d like our flexible consumption, services and cloud subject-matter experts from Dell Technologies and VMware to hear from you in a free-flowing exchange of ideas. Please join this session eager to share your reasons why these cloud-like consumption models are of particular interest to you, your experiences putting them into practice in diverse multi-cloud environments, and your perspective on new ways we can enable you to consume technology to achieve your specific objectives in the decade ahead.
Best Practice Infrastructure Choices for SAP Infrastructure and application automation is a technology set every IT professional needs in order to remain successful in today's highly dynamic private, hybrid, and public cloud world. Perhaps the most demanding of enterprise applications, SAP workloads require special consideration in this regard. This session will examine the latest, best practices for SAP deployment as well as how Dell Technologies infrastructure options for SAP can reduce effort and eliminate costly errors while speeding up the time it takes to begin delivering benefits to the business.
Secure Data Management Solutions for your Multi-Cloud Strategy It may not surprise you to hear that organizations are managing almost seven times more data than they were in 2016. Data is more distributed than ever before – residing across multiple clouds, in the core data center, and out across hundreds and even thousands of edge locations. Customers want to work with vendors that can provide consistency to manage data across cloud services, as well as security and compliance. Dell Technologies Cloud and Dell EMC Data Protection offers the most complete portfolio for protecting our customers’ data as they progress through their IT transformation from edge, to core to cloud. This session will discuss how to enable secure, easier and more affordable backup and recovery solutions in the cloud and why customers choose Dell EMC over the competition.
Telco Service Provider: From Automation to Orchestration To meet the demands of 5G it will be require a signifigant investment in virtualization and automation for operators. Learn about Dell Technologies and VMware's solutions to enable infrastructure automation and workload orchestration.
Airship: Automating the delivery of network services from core to edge AT&T and Dell Technologies are partnering to support development of the open source project Airship.  Airship is a collection of open source tools for automating cloud provisioning and management.   During this session, we will provide an overview of the Airship project and how it will simplify the provisioning and management of open infrastructure services.  
The Freedom of Fully Integrated Data Sources Across Your Multi-cloud Architecture Delivering on the promise of value based care is driving change in the Health Care ecosystem today. It requires efforts of digital transformation to act on many different groups and in different ways depending on your role in the health delivery ecosystem. Solutions are more than just about implementing one care record or relying on legacy models and their existing enterprise architectures. Many health care organizations are examining their enterprise architectures (EA) and assessing how their respective architectures are able to best partner and support value based business initiatives. Learn how Boomi is enabling the transition to a multi-cloud architecture.
All Things Considered: A Holistic Approach to Cloud Planning Regardless of your cloud strategy, there are fundamental planning and design aspects that need to be considered. While significant attention is rightfully focused on the infrastructure considerations of a cloud implementation, it is also important to plan for how the provided cloud services will be managed. This session, targeted for managers and project leads, introduces not only the technical considerations in cloud deployments, but also the people and process complexities that can hinder a successful implementation. Key focus areas of this session include new roles and responsibilities, organizational structures, security, cloud service models, and cloud service governance. Learn how to move to a business-centric approach that provides and maintains cloud services throughout their lifecycle.
Ask an Expert How You Can Go Green and Save Green with OpenManage Enterprise Power Manager Discuss with experts and your peers best practices using automated power policies to lower energy bills, shrink carbon footprint, and maintain performance. In addition, learn how the power and thermal reporting/alerting features help you identify underutilized servers/racks, recognize server power and thermal anomalies, and how to populate racks more densely. Ask how you can automatically protect your data center from unplanned power and thermal related outages.
The Human Connection: Understanding Your Brain on Tech This is your brain. This is your brain on tech. We untangle the intimate relationship between humans and technology. This will be an open discussion centering around end-user experiences with technology in the workforce.
Pipelines, Agile, DevOps … A SysAdmin’s Guide to Infrastructure-as-Code Self-service catalogues, automation and orchestration are only part of the story. IT Administrators are under pressure to move faster, drive standards adoption, and build more resilient platforms and services. But how? In this session, we will focus on a simple use case about server/OS provisioning and explore how cloud operating platforms, DevOps, Lean and Agile are changing how we build, manage and deliver these services in support of product development and production support.
RecoverPoint for Virtual Machines Planning & Deployment Best Practices From understanding the basic use-cases of replication to advanced topolgies, this session will walk you through designing and implementing BCDR for your workload with zero RPO in synchronous replication to asynch replication. Learn how to optimize your configuration in order to achieve the best possible RTO.
Actualize Your SAP S/4HANA Workload Data with Dell Technologies Data Protection Solutions As organizations transition to SAP S/4HANA environments, they need the most robust, scalable data protection solutions available. By implementing Dell Technologies’ backup appliance and software strategies organizations achieve greater backup and recovery performance, reliability and flexibility from the way they manage their data and use their data. SAP Admins are empowered to protect their data using their native tools leaving the control in the hands of the SAP data owners. With the enormity of data and integration gravity weighing down the process of moving data on-premises and to cloud; learn from our field and customer experts directly on how to enable smoother transitions, faster test/dev to production strategies and meet the most strictest SLAs.  
Data Protection Suite with Unified Management: The NetWorker Advantage Dell EMC has modernized and simplified Data Protection Suite.  In this session, learn about the latest innovations with NetWorker, Data Protection Central and Data Protection Advisor. Highlights include centralized monitoring and management of Dell EMC Data Protection software and protection storage, protecting VMware, Hyper-V, cloud-based workloads as well as applications and databases.  We will explore use cases and tips to help you maximize your NetWorker deployments and prepare for next-generation data management.
Creating a Vision and Plan for Positive Change by 2030 – Who, What, Why and How Today, consumers and business professionals alike are demanding that corporations play a larger role in solving some of our world’s most pressing issues. Does your organization have a social impact plan in place? Do you know what your role can be in reducing e-waste, using sustainable materials, creating a diverse and inclusive workplace, or contributing to your community? Dell Technologies has created a plan to harness its scale, expertise, and technology to create a positive impact in the world by 2030 in the areas of advancing sustainability, cultivating inclusion, and transforming lives, all with a commitment to upholding ethics and data privacy. Find out what it took to harness the power of 150,000 employees to make the world a better place and how you can do that in your own organization, no matter how big or how small.
How to Manage End-of-life Assets and Support the Circular Economy  Increasingly, electronics waste (e-waste) is a growing concern – it is the fastest growing waste stream globally and less than 20% of technology gets properly recycled. The rest is “missing,” with some of it going into landfills, some of it getting dumped illegally, and the rest of it - unaccounted for. These informal recycling methods pose security and privacy risks for your company. All of which begs the question: what are you doing with your obsolete electronics? Also, what many companies don’t realize is the value hidden in e-waste and how to repurpose those materials. Learn about why e-waste recycling is important, considerations for choosing the right partner to handle the process, and best practices for managing an end-of-life program. We’ll also discuss the importance of industries working together to find circular material solutions that offer innovative approaches for their own product development and packaging needs.
Experts Panel: Dell EMC Data Protection: Appliances and Software for Data Management, Compliance and Recovery Come meet with Dell EMC Data Protection experts to discuss what we are doing to enable you to protect and manage your data from edge to core to cloud. We will discuss PowerProtect Data Manager software, PowerProtect DD, which is the next-generation of Data Domain, and the PowerProtect X400 appliance, as well as the Integrated Data Protection Appliance (IDPA) and Data Protection Suite, which includes Avamar and NetWorker. Come join Data Protection Product Management to hear about new features in development for applications, cloud native workloads, data management and virtualized and SDDC environments.
VMware Carbon Black Cloud: Replace your antiquated endpoint protection AND reduce overhead There are many reasons endpoint protection customers are moving to the cloud-native disruptors at a rapid pace. Attendees of this session will leave understanding how the VMware Carbon Black Cloud protects them better from modern attacks, reduces the impact on end user devices, and trims a significant portion of the management overhead associated with legacy antivirus.
Flexible Consumption: Expert Insights on How to Make On-Demand Work for You Flexible Consumption is shifting customers from traditional purchasing models to as-a-service and pay-per-use for faster, more accessible change. Deep-dive into how these models, paired with best-in-class services and hardware can meet you where you are today and get you where you want to be. Join our panel of experts to determine if this is the right move and how you can get the most out of the on-demand world.
Get Your Head out of the Clouds With a Winning Multi-Cloud Implementation Strategy IT leaders today are tasked with transforming the business, accelerating growth and achieving operational efficiency. The keys to success include not only an effective multi-cloud adoption strategy but careful consideration of the different models available. Join our panel for a robust discussion on how cloud-as-a-service and pay-as-you-go are changing the way customers think about and set up their multi-cloud environments.
Enterprise-grade Kubernetes with Dell Technologies Cloud: A Guide to Cloud-Native App Development In this session, you will learn how Dell Technologies Cloud Platform on VxRail allows an accelerated cloud-native application development while also running traditional, virtualized applications with Project Pacific. We will discuss how Dell EMC and Project Pacific, a new hybrid cloud platform resulting from the unification of vSphere and Kubernetes, helps your company by providing workload portability across private and public clouds, lifecycle automation across hardware and software stack and intrinsic security at infrastructure level.
Geekfest: See Some of the Latest Technologies The Dell Technologies HPC/AI Innovation Lab team shows and shares information about new accelerators (FPGAs, GPUs), memory technologies (Intel Optane, 3D XPoint), storage (3D NAND, NVMe in Fabric) and more.
Grow Your Kubernetes Wingspan Across Multiple Clouds with VMware Tanzu Tanzu Kubernetes Grid provides Enterprise organizations with a consistent and upstream compatible Kubernetes substrate across SDDC, Public Cloud, and Edge environments that is ready for end-user workloads and ecosystem integrations. This session will go over the high level concepts of Tanzu Kubernetes Grid and how you can get started with creating multi-cloud operations, address cluster lifecycle management, and more. Combined with VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid, you now have a window into all your Kubernetes clusters.
Project Pacific 101: The Future of vSphere Project Pacific, a technology preview, enables enterprises to accelerate development and operation of modern apps on the VMware vSphere platform while continuing to take advantage of existing investments in technology, tools and skillsets. By leveraging Kubernetes to rearchitect vSphere, Project Pacific enables developers and IT operators to build and manage apps comprised of containers and/or virtual machines. Join this session for a high-level introduction to Project Pacific and learn how it can help your team make its mark and run both existing and modern apps.
Ethics & Data Privacy in the Age of Digital Transformation: We are in this Together The world is facing many challenges today that are complex and global in nature. Driving a higher standard on ethics and data privacy is critical to customers, shareholders and to ensure digital transformation for good!  Particularly, during this time of rapid digital innovation, including AI, an evolving regulatory landscape and increasing expectations on data privacy, it is absolutely critical to our customers and team members that we protect their privacy rights, earn their digital trust and continue to win with integrity. Key takeaways from the session:  Using digital tools to proactively gain insights on potential compliance issues, influence an ethical culture and drive a higher standard of compliance in a commercial channel/distribution ecosystem; Share best practice on transparency and ethical use of personal information to earn and maintain customers’ and team members’ trust. 
Dell EMC ECS Overview and What's New In this session you will learn about the exciting innovation Dell EMC has introduced to its industry-leading object storage platform, ECS. This session will focus on the value ECS provides to organizations of all stripes, the latest feature improvements, an overview of our new EX-Series appliance, and a sneak peek into our groundbreaking product roadmap.
Dell EMC ECS: Architectural Deep Dive, Best Practices, Tools, Tips & Tricks This session will take a closer look at the ECS platform’s architecture and what makes it an innovative object storage system. In this session we’ll also explore some deployment best practices, tools that make system management a breeze, and additional tips and tricks for getting the most out of your ECS investment.
Transforming Healthcare IT: Perspectives from Dell EMC Storage Customers Advancements in emerging technologies like artificial intelligence, digital pathology and next-generation sequencing are enabling new frontiers in patient care. Whether delivering fast access to electronic health records with Dell EMC PowerMax, enabling PACS storage with Dell EMC Isilon, or implementing Vendor-Neutral Archives with Dell EMC ECS, Dell Technologies has always been the trusted infrastructure provider for every Health IT workload. Join us to hear directly from our customers about their healthcare IT transformation journey with the Dell EMC Storage portfolio of solutions covering traditional to emerging workloads, from on-prem to cloud.
Fueling Your AI Rocket Ship: Moving from PoC to Large Scale Deployments Organizations are increasingly adopting Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies to turn data into insights for competitive advantage. However, the architectural considerations for platforms that support large scale production deployments of AI applications change significantly as these efforts mature beyond small scale sandbox and proof-of-concept (PoC) environments. This session will review the factors contributing to the rise of AI, discuss key business and architectural requirements for compute and storage, and provide guidance to help you achieve the maximum benefit from AI platforms with solutions such as Dell EMC Isilon. You’ll also hear directly from customers as they share how Dell EMC solutions are fueling their AI rocket ships.
Knowledge is Power – Leveraging Streaming Data from iDRAC9 to Gain Deep Datacenter Insight The iDRAC9 Datacenter edition provides ~200 metrics to analytic tools like Splunk, ELK Stack, Prometheus and more. Learn how to tap into this deep level of server information including CPU, GPU, power, thermals, storage drives and more to gain a better understanding of how your datacenter truly operates, and then make proactive adjustments to stay ahead of the game.
Unravel Complex Management Scenarios With Openmanage Enterprise Dell EMC OpenManage Enterprise provides all the capabilities that you need to reduce complexity in your IT environment. Learn how to leverage OME’s powerful management features and know more about its new plug-in’s that extend core functionalities to improve your operational experience through efficiency, simplification and automation.
Dell EMC CloudIQ & SRM: Storage Monitoring, Analytics & Reporting Your best IT problems are the ones that never happen. Find out how you can proactively prevent issues in your storage environment with storage monitoring and predictive analytics. This session will focus on our recently introduced CloudIQ SaaS portal, and also discuss how Storage Resource Manager (SRM) complements CloudIQ by addressing a wide range of customer use cases. The session will include a CloudIQ demonstration.
Dell EMC Data Protection Portfolio Overview: Software, Appliances, VMware and Cloud Over the past year, Dell EMC has made several new introductions to its best-in-class data protection portfolio. In this session, we’ll take a look at our portfolio, introduce you to our new PowerProtect software and appliances, look at our integrated data protection appliance line, and delve into our cloud offerings. If you want to understand what Dell EMC offers for Data Protection and Data Management, this is the session for you!
Dell EMC PowerProtect DD Series Appliances - The Ultimate Protection Storage Appliance "Learn about the next generation of Data Domain – Dell EMC PowerProtect DD Series Appliances – the ultimate protection storage appliance. PowerProtect DD delivers a new level of speed, agility, and flexibility while enabling increased performance that delivers up to 65x deduplication on-premises and in the cloud. PowerProtect DD is multi-cloud optimized allowing you to simplify and obtain operational efficiencies in a multi-cloud environment – private, public and hybrid. PowerProtect DD supports the most extensive cloud ecosystem for long-term retention, disaster recovery and in-cloud data protection. See first-hand how easy it’s to configure and deploy PowerProtect DD on-premises and in any supported cloud with a single point of management tool - Dell EMC PowerProtect DD Management Center."
Protecting Your Workloads in Public Cloud with PowerProtect Cloud Snapshot Manager As an enterprise’s footprint gets bigger across multiple public clouds, new challenges arise for data protection. Mission and business-critical applications running in public clouds require could-native methods for data protection. PowerProtect Cloud Snapshot Manager simplifies protection of workloads across clouds seamlessly and provides global governance and visibility without the need to set aside any infrastructure for data protection. This session explains how to effectively leverage this cloud native SaaS offering to protect your cloud instances in AWS and Microsoft Azure.
Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery: What’s New, and How Backup and DR Converge This session provides an overview of Dell Technologies' Data Protection Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery (BCDR) portfolio. What are the best ways to protect workloads to other sites and to the cloud? When would you use backup-based DR and when would you use replication and any-point-in-time recovery? What’s new with RecoverPoint for Virtual Machines and with Cloud DR latest releases? How to do DR from an IDPA? What orchestrations are provided as part of the products and what can you do with REST APIs or with vRA? We will also discuss how Backup and BCDR converge in modern environments and how PowerProtect Data Manager provides one simple solution to backup and to BCDR.
Dell EMC SC Series: Performance Best Practices Join Dell EMC Performance Engineering to learn how the latest innovations with SCOS firmware unlock the power of the SC Series performance and features. By following the best practices you’ll learn the best way to get the most out of your system, enabling you to maximize your investment.
Dell EMC SC Series: Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity Dell EMC SC Series' native multi-array federation and stretch clustering provide a powerful solution for high availability, automated disaster recovery and business continuity. In this session, we will cover Live Volume, Replication and Disaster Recovery capabilities, along with deployment best practices and a demonstration of Live Volume auto-failover capabilities.
Mastering your Multi-Cloud Data Protection Journey Has your company adopted one or more public clouds for your application workloads and missing out on critical data protection needs? Are you looking for a consistent and economical way to protect across the different clouds? This session provides an overview of Dell Technologies' extensive portfolio for protecting workloads in and to the cloud for different use cases – backup, disaster recovery, long term retention, and replication. We will present easy to use capabilities of PowerProtect Data Manager and Appliances – Cloud DR, Cloud Snapshot Manager, DD Cloud Tier, and Data Domain Virtual Edition (DD VE) – that provide the cost efficient cloud data protection you need. You will learn what’s new and where we are headed in our multi-cloud data protection journey.
Closing the Gap, Data Protection Solutions for Oracle Workloads Go deep with Dell Technologies’ field and corporate engineers as they navigate the data management features for Oracle. Learn how DBAs and ITDMs work together from native integration of Oracle applications and databases through Dell EMC PowerProtect Data Manager.  New feature functionality is highlighted throughout for the ability to manage centrally and fully automated Oracle Incremental Merge (OIM).
How Dell EMC and VMware are collaborating to protect Cloud Native and K8 environments Dell EMC and VMware are investing heavily in providing the best-in-class solutions for the modern infrastructure. This session focuses on Dell EMC PowerProtect and its new integration with VMware cloud native and Kubernetes environments. Kubernetes opens many questions for Data Protection: How to backup and recover applications – especially if they include stateful containers? Will I be able to restore my application’s data as well as the Kubernetes-level constructs that run it? Can I have policy-based lifecycle and governance for my protected workloads? In this session we describe how Dell EMC PowerProtect addresses these question as well as what additional benefits PowerProtect brings on top of Velero. We will demonstrate how PowerProtect provides one Enterprise-grade solution to protect VMs, applications and Kubernetes environments.
Lessons Learned From the Successes and Failures of Organizations Striving to Protect Their Large-Scale VMware Environments Virtualization adoption is not what you would think! The proliferation of cloud computing, anywhere/anytime mobile and edge applications, paired with mission-critical on-premises environments with demanding SLAs, creates a daunting protection dynamic. The complexity of protecting these environments can create tremendous risk in the form of downtime and data loss. Working with ESG, Dell Technologies surveyed 300 organizations (those with 500+ employees) with 1000+ VMs under management to quantify the challenges these environments bring with them, understand the roadmap these organizations are following to alleviate data protection and recovery challenges, and understand the importance they see in key VMware integrations. Come to this session to see the data and learn how Dell and VMware are helping customers get their virtual environments under control and hear what organizations should consider as they evaluate or re-evaluate their data protection environments.
Data Protection Automation Made Simple with REST APIs and vRealize Automation As your environment scales, do you find yourself repeating the same backup, recovery and disaster recovery operations again and again? Or maybe you’d like to provide a simple Data Protection service catalog to others your organization? This session provides real-life examples of automation using REST with the Dell EMC Data Protection portfolio including, PowerProtect Data Manager, Avamar, NetWorker, Virtual Machines and CSM. We also demonstrate the vRealize Data Protection Extension for PowerProtect Data Manager that enables configuration of blueprints and self-provisioning of VMs with data protection.
Data Protection Suite with Unified Management: The Avamar Advantage Dell EMC has modernized and simplified Data Protection Suite.  In this session, learn about the latest innovations with Avamar, Data Protection Central and Data Protection Advisor. Highlights include centralized monitoring and management of Dell EMC Data Protection software and protection storage, protecting VMware, Hyper-V and cloud-based workloads.  We will explore use cases and tips to help you maximize your Avamar deployments and prepare for next-generation data management.
Hands-free VM Protection with the Dell EMC Integrated Data Protection Appliance (IDPA) Learn how to automate and simplify the protection of your VMware environments with the converged Dell EMC IDPA. In this easy-to-follow tutorial, you will learn how to manage your VM ecosystems with dynamic policies that instantly protect your VMs as soon as they are generated—without any user interaction! Even when the VM expires, the data remains per your predefined policies. And, in the event of a disaster, you can quickly restore any VM with instant access. The IDPA redefines simplicity. Learn about the power of a converged data protection solution that includes backup, cloud, disaster recovery and analytics in a single platform. This converged appliance deploys quickly, costing much less than alternatives. Learn how to harness its simplicity and power for VMware environments.
Cyber Resiliency for your Business: What’s Your Cyber Recovery Plan? Does your organization have a recovery plan when a cyber attack happens? Dell EMC PowerProtect Cyber Recovery is designed to enable you to rapidly recover from the worst cyber-attacks. Our solution leveraging advanced analytics along with secure backup image retention of your data enables rapid business recovery. But how do you operationalize your solution? Learn from our industry experts about best practices to protect your life-blood applications.
Modern cloud data protection and beyond: PowerProtect Data Manager and X400 Appliance PowerProtect Data Manager and X400 were introduced at Dell Technologies World 2019 and are the next generation of data protection software platform and software-defined appliance. Since then, PowerProtect Data Manger and the X400 integrated appliance have expanded cloud protection capabilities, workload protection beyond SQL and Oracle to include Kubernetes containers and protection of virtual environments. In this session, learn about latest capabilities and how to maximize the business value of enhancements to PowerProtect Data Manager and the X400 appliance. View how our quarterly releases rapidly deliver innovation and value to our customers running a variety of mission critical workloads and hear firsthand how continuous enhancements are helping customers transform from legacy data protection to an all-encompassing data management solution. This session includes a customer presentation and demo.
PowerProtect Data Manager:  Planning & Deployment Best Practices Want to learn more about planning and deploying PowerProtect Data Manager? Join this session to cover all the ins & outs, see how easy it's to get a system deployed, configured and managed, plus how fast quarterly updates are implemented. This session will also cover PowerProtect Data Manager and X400 appliance use-cases.
Dell EMC Unity XT: A Multi-Cloud Flash & Hybrid Platform Dell EMC’s leadership position in the midrange market is due in large part to the success of the Dell EMC Unity Family. In this session, you’ll learn specifically about the Dell EMC Unity XT Series, a multi-cloud all-flash and hybrid storage platform, that delivers a significant increase in application performance and improves overall data efficiency. We will also highlight its latest software capabilities.
Dell EMC Unity XT: Virtualization & Application Integration What could you do with a virtualized infrastructure that was not an application or database bottleneck? This session delivers straightforward guidance and best practices on Dell EMC Unity XT's integration with VMware, Hyper-V, and OpenStack. We will discuss Dell EMC Unity XT features & configurations that will help you meet or beat application performance SLAs, deploy sooner, simplify operations, and reduce costs.
Dell EMC XtremIO X2: Innovation Update What has the XtremIO team been up to lately? Attend the session to learn about Metadata-Aware Native Replication: Async and Newly introduced Sync, Secured Snapshots, and Container plugin! While XtremIO’s metadata-centric architecture continues to deliver consistently high performance with superior data reduction efficiencies, the platform is now complete with rich set of date services and ready for all the applications of today and tomorrow.
Avoiding Technical Risks when Onboarding and Migrating Mission-Critical SAP Applications to the Cloud Enterprises looking to run mission-critical workloads, such as SAP, in a cloud environment place high value on having a comprehensive approach for the planning, migration and management of their assets. However, no matter how well you plan, there are still some key technical risks that can arise when onboarding and migrating your applications, such as having inadequate connectivity between data centers. Join Kausik Chaudhuri, Global Lead & Senior Director of Professional and Managed Services at Virtustream, as he delves into these risks and describes how Virtustream’s xStreamCare professionals navigate them to ensure a successful migration.
Driving Organizational Benefits with EHR Cloud Hosting Cloud is increasingly becoming a consideration for healthcare organizations due to the shift from transaction-based models to value-based models. This change in model is challenging healthcare decision-makers to move away from the status quo of commodity-based IT and instead focus on new, patient-centric innovations that will improve overall experience while protecting sensitive data. Join this session to hear from Dr. Tim Calahan, Director of Healthcare Product Strategy & Management at Virtustream, as he discusses this shift in healthcare philosophy, the benefits cloud technologies bring to the healthcare industry, and details around hospital chains in the United States today who are working with Virtustream to embrace this digital evolution.
Adoption and Change Management Best Practices Worker adoption can make the difference between successful technology roll-outs and ones that miss the mark altogether. Join Dell Technologies, Microsoft and industry leaders for a panel discussion on best practices for driving persona-centric technology adoption. Learn how to create excitement, ensure success and maximize the value of your technology investment.
Dell Technologies Unified Workspace: Technology intervention backed by power of telemetry What happens when employees don't experience downtime from a broken battery or the wrong type of device based on usage patterns? They become happy, engaged and productive. Come learn how Dell Technologies gives you actionable insights to help you intervene and provide the right solution before the problem becomes a distraction.
5 Ways Technology Can Inspire Your Workforce Keep your end users inspired, imaginative and innovative with technology that doesn't get in the way of productivity. From day one to system retirement, Dell Technologies Unified Workspace enables IT to get your workforce the right solutions that work for them where and when they need it.
Trusted Devices in a Zero-trust World Trust of the end user workspace is gained through checks and balances without disrupting workflow, allowing users the freedom to work anywhere, anytime. What happens if that workspace sits on a rocky foundation? Learn how Dell Technologies, VMWare Carbon Black and Secureworks are working together to provide a modern and secure workspace with Trusted Devices in a zero-trust world.
The Secret to Employee Happiness There are about 156 million people working in the United States and only 40% of them report being happy at work. Come hear from Dell Technologies customers how they have helped boost morale with the right tech for the job.
Workforce Enablement, It Is Much More Than Just Technology... Research shows happy employees attracts and retains top talent, leading to happy customers, which happy customers lead to increased revenue. So how do you keep your fellow employees happy? Your technology partners are going to suggest you start the Workforce Enablement journey by reviewing the technology stack and exploring sharing technologies across siloed areas. These will all be necessary in due time, but the success of holistic Workforce Enablement begins and ends with people, not just technology and process. Set the vision. Enable cross-functional collaboration. Design for culture. Instead of focusing on meeting SLAs and implementing ITIL processes, the focus has shifted towards increasing employee satisfaction and productivity. But really, hasn't it always been the focus? Perhaps we got over-involved in our processes and technology letting them get in the way of the results that matter. It's time we moved on. And it means it is high time for focusing on Workforce Enablement.
Dell IT: Transforming the Technology Experience to Enable and Empower Our Workforce Team member experience is top priority Dell IT. We’re evolving our technology and support to meet the needs of our global workforce to be always ON and connected. Technology is transforming where, when, how and even why we work. Discover how Dell IT is delivering “persona based” digital workplace solutions in a one size doesn’t fit all approach.
VxRail at the Edge VxRail hyperconverged infrastructure systems are ideal for multiple edge use cases including AI, video surveillance and remote data analysis. Come learn about VxRail models optimized for the edge, including the cost effective, low profile all NVMe models with enhanced security and GPUs for AI/ML workloads and new ruggedized platforms that enable organizations to utilize VxRail in remote locations.
Extend Azure to your data center or edge with Dell EMC HCI Offerings The promise of Microsoft’s Azure Stack product family is to make Azure services available on-premises as organizations are increasingly deploying hybrid cloud strategies built on hyperconverged infrastructure. Attend this session to learn how Dell EMC’s HCI portfolio for Microsoft’s Azure Stack family provides choice and flexibility to consistently build and run hybrid applications across cloud boundaries that meet every customer need or workload (VMs, Containers, services, Al/ML) and location (Cloud, DC, Edge).
VMware and Dell EMC Networking: The Fabric for the Software-Defined-Data-Center of the Future Michael Dell said it himself - You can't have a software defined datacenter without a software defined network. Co-presented by VMware, this session highlights key networking integration points between Dell EMC & VMware. We will demonstrate several ways you can integrate Dell networking solutions into your VMware landscape including vSphere & NSX integration with SmartFabric Director, vRealize integration with vRealize Network Insight, and SD-WAN solutions with VMware VeloCloud. Find out why we believe Dell provides the best underlay for VMware environments today and into the future.
Customer Experiences with Sonic by Dell Technologies - An Open Source Networking OS for the Enterprise Dell's introduction its Open Networking initiative in 2013, changed the way the market looks at network operating systems and has helped drive new levels of flexibility and choice for customers in the industry including the 2016 introduction of SONiC (Software for Open Networking in the Cloud) pioneered by Microsoft. Now, with growing adoption in large cloud provider production data centers and an expanding ecosystem of community and technology partners, SONiC is ready for prime-time. In this discussion, we will talk about real world experiences of our commercialized version of SONiC which incorporates enhanced network automation and management, simplifies deployment and operation, and offers Dell Technologies' industry-leading global services and support.
Software Defined Services for 5G and the Edge Orange and Dell Technologies are collaborating on edge use case development and business models to support the rollout of 5G.  We will be highlighting our work around edge stack software to support virtual machines, containers, bare metal workloads, management and orchestration.
Storage and Memory Developments - NVMe, NVMe over Fabrics, and Storage Class Memory New technologies (e.g., IoT) and application domains (e.g., Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning) are generating and using rapidly increasing amounts of data, necessitating fundamental changes in data center infrastructure and systems. NVMe (NVM Express) for SSDs and Fabrics plus new persistent storage media such as QLC flash and storage class memory (e.g., 3DXPoint) are key drivers of these changes. Come explore these developing areas of technology and discover what they make possible.
From Legacy to Cloud-Native: Modernize your Application Portfolio Enterprises are building modern applications and deploying them to cloud-native platforms like Kubernetes and Cloud Foundry, so they can deliver more of what their customers want, faster. However, most of the enterprise application portfolio is tied to legacy and mainframe oriented back-end systems, making it difficult to modernize and benefit from these powerful platforms. In this session, we will cover how Pivotal and Boomi are addressing this challenge with a modern application development, integration and deployment environment, so that application developers can remain focused on generating value for customers. This talk will explore: - Why use cloud-native platforms - Tips to determine the path forward for legacy monoliths in your application portfolio - How you can quickly connect your modern applications to legacy or SaaS applications
Chatbots Leading the Charge for Innovation Chatbots are emerging as a premier engagement channel for both internal and external customers to interact with a business and its systems. Going forward, organizations are expected to spend more of their tight budget on bots and chatbot creation than traditional mobile app development. Attendees will learn: - How to enable complex and highly bespoke chatbots….. using a low code development approach. - How to build a flexible framework that goes beyone a standalone bot-configuration platform.
Getting Day 1 Productivity Right During New Hire Onboarding The employee onboarding experience is an opportunity to improve engagement and start retention off right. Fast, seamless employee onboarding is vital to jumpstarting productivity, and is a differentiator for organizations that are competing for talent. The importance of getting it right as you scale, hire, and onboard hundreds or thousands of employees globally is even more challenging. Learn how Dell Technologies, one of the largest technology companies, is transforming the Day 1 experience for new hires.
Define Your Digital Workplace: Implementing a Truly Holistic Approach to Workforce Transformation Technology is invading the workplace at an ever-increasing pace. These new tools are designed to make our lives easier, but a lot of the technology we use comes from different vendors and is increasingly managed by different teams. The lack of governance is contributing to technology sprawl that is becoming critical, in some cases hampering productivity and fuelling shadow IT. In an age of acute talent shortages, and the need to attract and retain the talent necessary to build our organizations’ Digital Future, it is essential that we take control of the increasingly fractured technology entering the workplace. We believe that this set of challenges is best tackled as single, holistic initiative: The Digital Workplace. Through delivering the Digital Workplace, you can transform the workplace to deliver the environment and tools your modern workforce requires while simultaneously boosting productivity, increasing digital dexterity, reducing costs and giving time back to your IT team.
Manage Workload Optimization and Control in an Omni-Cloud World Your company is moving more workloads and applications in, out, and around the cloud – or several hybrid clouds. You need to meet the demands of the business and stay in compliance with regulations and the different cloud vendor parameters. Hear our panel discuss how we solve the top 5 challenges businesses face around workload optimization and control in the omni-cloud era.
Life in the Clouds – Lessons on SaaS-ifying Products Digital transformation takes many forms. For RSA it meant transforming from a traditional security software offering to adding Software-as-a-Service capabilities. More than the technical engineering challenge you expect, it requires people and process transformations as well. This session gets into the technical nitty gritty of moving software delivery to the cloud. Learn how to evolve your migration to match your customer needs and avoid the pitfalls along the way.
Dell Technologies Cloud: Simplifying Workload Migration Across Clouds IT organizations have struggled with complex workloads and data migration across environments. Dell EMC and VMware are uniquely positioned to solve this, making workload migrations easy. Join us for a demo and learn how Dell Technologies Cloud and the different options of private and public clouds deployment gives you maximum choice and flexibility to quickly respond to cost changes, compliance requirements or other events.
Lights, Camera, Action: The Holy Grail of Faster Rendering For companies that produce ever-more-detailed and photorealistic animations and visual effects, faster rendering is the holy grail. Accelerated rendering can equate to faster time to market for movies and other video productions and to meeting rigid delivery deadlines. In this session, MVConceptUSA and Dell Technologies talk about how they work together to select the best technologies and products for the software application to accelerate the rendering process.
Entry and Midrange Storage: Ask the Storage Experts Over 123 thousand of Dell EMC’s leading entry and midrange storage platforms - Unity XT Series, SC Series and PowerVault ME4 Series - are currently being used by 1,000’s of global customers to run a diverse set of business applications like Oracle, HPC, Surveillance, VDI, SQL, Exchange, Virtualization and NAS. Amid a climate of IT budget and resource constraints, these proven storage solutions help businesses save time and money (capex/opex) without compromising operational efficiency, cloud interoperability, application performance, and management simplicity. In this non-stop session, our panel of storage experts will address your questions pertaining to Dell EMC’s current and new Entry and Midrange storage technologies on topics including features, data protection and positioning. We hope you will join us – it’s sure to be an informative, engaging and lively Birds of a Feather.
Unstructured Data Solutions (UDS): Ask the Experts Dell Technologies Unstructured Data Solutions (UDS) continue to revolutionize the unstructured space with high-performance, strategic and scalable solutions that simplify and consolidate data insights and major workloads as well as providing solutions tailored to suit different needs with multi-protocol capabilities. This interactive session gives you direct access to UDS specialists and product leaders in an open forum to discuss products like Isilon and ECS, as well as the rest of our UDS portfolio and all our exciting announcements. So, bring your questions and top-of-mind topics for this always-lively session.
Effective Organization for Modern Application Development While much has been said about the ways in which individual teams can organize for agile software development practices, it is often a challenge for executive leadership to understand how to define the larger IT organization to take advantage of that agility. Traditional organization models struggle to adapt to changing architectures and priorities, and DevOps practices can challenge clear separation of concerns across the IT portfolio. This presentation will discuss a total organization philosophy for software development and operations in today's enterprise IT organization. We will discuss a high level separation of concerns that ensures clear boundaries for responsibility and accountability, and drill into specific organization approaches for applications, platforms, and infrastructure. We will discuss how various Dell Technologies can simplify these approaches, and discuss how these approaches support a multi-cloud strategy to maximize service options for your application teams.
Moving into Containers -How VMware is Expanding Mindshare into Kubernetes With VMware going all-in on Kubernetes the VMware Cloud Native team is looking to land and expand the VMware presence in the cloud native space by opening up the Tanzu Ninja program to interested parties outside VMware. Originally intended for just internal training use, we've opened the community to interested parties outside VMware as a vehicle to both educate the community in general and to position VMware as being a key player in the cloud native space. In this session we will discuss the relevant technologies (Tanzu, Project Pacific) as well as the objectives of the Tanzu Ninja program
#TechnologyForGood: 5G and Autonomous Vehicles This session will focus on how Dell Technologies’ is creating 5G, ML and AI infrastructure to enable vehicles and prevent crashes. You will with hear the story of distracted driving survivor who understands the positive impact this technology has, see an autonomous vehicle demo and learn how this technology can save lives with real life applications.
Reality vs Hype in the World of AI Dreamers AI is making huge impacts across all industries and in our personal lives. The way that AI is maturing and being utilized is what is driving the impact going forward. Join us in an interactive session with a panel of experts breaking down Reality vs Hype and how you and your business should be using AI to gain a technological advantage as well as how Dell Technologies is utilizing AI to solve industry problems.
Strategies for Today’s Workforce: Enabling Talent on the Spectrum To reach their full potential at work, people with disabilities need more than just accessible spaces and technologies; they also need job opportunities and a culture of inclusion. Our True Ability ERG provides support and advocacy for those with disabilities, ensuring all team members can innovate in their own unique ways. In 2019, Dell Technologies joined the Autism @ Work Employer Roundtable to collaborate with partners including SAP and Microsoft on our autism-focused hiring initiatives. Learn from Dell Technologies and our partners in the Roundtable about why supporting this talent group is a critical key to building our future workforce and closing the talent gap.
Closing the Talent Gap: Building the Diverse Workforce of the Future The global technology industry needs more talent. According to research by Korn Ferry, by 2030 the skilled labor shortage in tech could grow to 4.3 million workers. To serve tomorrow’s customers well, we need more students studying STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) today. However, we can’t fill our talent pipeline without closing the diversity gap. As technology becomes more engrained in our lives, every company is becoming a tech company. Now, more than ever, companies need to provide ways for team members to gain the skills they need for the digital future. Learn from Dell Technologies leaders and customers how we’re building the workforce of the future, increasing representation, and tackling the talent gap issue through partnerships with government officials and educational institutions. You will also hear about our strategies for attracting and retaining exceptional talent in today’s competitive landscape.
Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) with Cloud Economics on Dell Technologies Cloud This session will cover how IT leaders can simplify the deployment and management of virtual apps and desktops across clouds and multiple sites with Dell Technologies Cloud. Drastically reduce the time needed to plan, design, and scale your VMware Horizon environment with confidence using VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF) on VxRail, the Dell Technologies Cloud Platform. The VxRail appliance, the only jointly engineered HCI system with deep VCF integration, enables accelerated deployment of Horizon infrastructure that is off-the-shelf simple with the ability to plug in, power up, and provision virtual desktops and apps in a fraction of the time.
Bringing Cloud Automation and Agility To Your Data Center with Dell Technologies Cloud and PowerOne As you evolve within your digital transformation journey to better compete, IT must be more responsive and efficient to support business needs with novel architectures and cloud deployment strategies. Dell EMC PowerOne provides built-in automation for workload and IT lifecycles, helping to boost the shift from traditional operations to modern cloud outcomes. On the other hand, a Software-defined data center approach with the Dell EMC Kinetic Architecture and VMware Cloud Foundation can provide customization and flexibility for bridging your data center operations on the ground into SDDC and cloud. Discover how each approach can improve IT performance with a consistent infrastructure.
Why All Businesses Should Move to SD-WAN – Featuring the Dell EMC SD-WAN with VMware Solution More than 90% of businesses refreshing their WAN infrastructures are looking to use some type of SD-WAN implementation by the end of 2023. Dell EMC SD-WAN is the combination of Gartner’s Magic Quadrant Leader SD-WAN solution by VeloCloud and Dell EMC-built hardware. This partnership gives customers the perfect recipe to revolutionize their edge networks and beyond. In this interactive session, we will discuss and demonstrate how VMware SD-WAN addresses the problems of modern application consumption and how Dell’s open networking platform helps businesses transform their security and networks for today and into the future.
Discover 7 Ways Dell EMC PowerEdge Servers and VMware Simplify Your Journey to the Hybrid Cloud In today’s world of rapid change, IT plays a major role in a company’s digital transformation. It improves business operations, enables better customer experiences and creates competitive advantages across all areas - from the edge to the core to the cloud. No matter what stage of the journey your company is in, together Dell EMC PowerEdge servers and VMware can take you where you want to go. In this session you’ll discover how PowerEdge and VMware support modern applications while helping you manage, secure and access data across private and public clouds. From expedited VMware vSphere® deployment to better performance with VMware vSAN™ for workloads like SAP HANA and Microsoft SQL, to a self-sustained cloud with VMware Cloud Foundation, Dell EMC and PowerEdge can help you navigate the path while managing it all effortlessly with OpenManage Integration for VMware vCenter.
Networking Automation Made Easy for VxRail, PowerEdge & PowerOne: Demonstration The network can be complex when setting up new deployments of VxRail, PowerEdge, and PowerOne - but not anymore. Dell EMC networking automation products are here to make it easy. Fabric Design Center is a wizard to help you design & deploy a fabric. SmartFabric Services automates up to 98% of the manual steps to setup and maintain a network. SmartFabric Director bridges the gap between the virtual and physical world, integration your switches right into VMware vSphere and NSX. Find out more, get exciting demos of these capabilities, and catch a brief glimpse into the future of network automation.
Solving Customer Challenges for Modern Cloud Native Applications Placement in the Multi-Cloud World This session will cover the guiding principles behind the design and architecture of the modern cloud native applications, microservices and associated development methodologies. Additionally, this session will analyze the application packaging options and workload placement considerations in the hybrid and multicloud enterprise environment. It will review customer use cases with cloud native application built to run in containers on Kubernetes on both private and public clouds, including Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform and Azure.
How ING is Going Through Their Multi-cloud Journey with Dell Technologies In this session, ING, a Dutch multinational banking and financial services corporation with over 38 million customers around the world, will talk about how they are implementing their multi-cloud strategy – combining the consumption-based features of a public cloud with the security of a privately owned data-center. You’ll hear more about ING’s Cloud journey and how they are working with Dell Technologies Cloud toward their goals to improve agility and efficiency, reduce time-to-market for new business-critical applications, deliver a self-service portal for easier consumption of IT services and save IT management time and money.
Dev & Ops Duke it Out Hear the debate, live with Fiserv, a Fortune 100 leader in financial services tech, as their Dev team and Ops team 'duke it out on stage' in a debate about how to lay the foundation for the future of the company.  You will hear how the Ops team will define parameters and standards which determine how kubernetes is handled among IT teams into the future.  Standardization is critical to managing scale from hundreds to thousands of containers in production.  'Discipline is freedom' as Jocko Willink would say, and this team is putting that adage to work. 
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